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Inscription

on base behind left leg: M (monogram); back of base: CIRE / C.VALSUANI / PERDUE

Marks and Labels

FM: Valsuani

Provenance

(Wildenstein & Co., New York); Maurice Stone, New York; (E. V. Thaw & Co., New York); purchased 1968 by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia; gift 1983 to NGA.

Exhibition History
1996
Obras Maestras de la National Gallery of Art de Washington, Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City, 1996-1997, unnumbered catalogue, 192-193, color repro.
Bibliography
1994
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 141, repro.